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Postings for April 03, 2013 Full Month View
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  All Day Lions Club Rain Barrel Fundraiser   As a new fundraiser this Spring, the Springfield Noon Lions Club is selling rain barrels at discounted prices. Plastic 55-gallon rain barrels are available in black, blue, grey, and terra cotta for $70. Oak 54-gallon rain barrels are available for $155 if they are unfinished and $170 if they are refinished. Accessories such as downspout diverters and pedestals are also available. The brochure and order form can be viewed at www.springfieldnoonlions.com. Color photographs of the rain barrels are available at www.upcycle-products.com. Orders will be taken from April 1 until May 10. Rain barrels will be available for pick up on May 18 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 829 South 11th Street, Springfield (at the former Glass Specialty location). Customers of City Water, Light & Power may be eligible for a $25 rebate.
 
  All Day Illinois Artisans Program   he Illinois Artisans Program is approaching its 30th year! We would like to invite you to become part of this unique and growing program. Created in 1985 by Governor James R. Thompson, the program draws national and statewide attention to the exceptional fine craft and art in the state. The program provides venues for the display and sale of one-of-a-kind work all made in Illinois. Spring deadline is extended to April 11. Application available at www.museum.state.il.us/artisans. Juried artisans participate in solo and group exhibitions, arts sprees (indoor art fairs), demonstrations and teach classes. Three not-for-profit venues operate under statutory authority of the Illinois State Museum Society to display and sell Illinois artisans work in over 26 media categories including: ceramics, glass, jewelry, painting, fiber arts, furniture, as well as fine art. Illinois Artisans Program Locations: -Illinois Artisans, Chicago -Southern Illinois Art & Artisans Center, Rend Lake -Museum Store, Illinois State Museum, Springfield Requirements: To become a juried artist in the Artisans Program, an artist must live and work within Illinois. A body of work must then be reviewed and accepted by a jury-panel. Artists apply in a specific media category and the cost is $30 per application.
 
  All Day Flower Power Fundraiser   Buy flowers and help cats! For every purchase made on the flower power fundraising website, the ranch will receive 50% back..... http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com.......... Click on the Place and Order and then type Forever Home Feline Ranch in for the organization. All funds raised are going to be used to spay and neuter the many kittens we are taking in this season. Thank you for your continued support! We are a 100% volunteer organization and wouldn't be where we are at today without our volunteers. Whether you donate time, money or spread the word you are making a difference in the lives of many cats.
 
  All Day Green Leaf Academy NFP fundraiser   Green Leaf Academy, an up and coming local daycare and private school is having our first fundraiser at Glow Golf in the White Oaks Mall on April 19, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm. Our focus is environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and a back to basics education. For more information and tickets please visit www.greenleaf-academy.org or call 217-789-6055. Tickets are $12 in advance through our website or phone or $14 at the door.
 
  6:00PM 8:00PM Backgammon Club   Play Backgammon. The Sangamon Valley Backgammon Association plays every Wednesday night at the Capitol Teletrack, 1766 Wabash, in the Chatham Square Shopping Center, Springfield. 6 p.m. Come and enjoy this very exciting game. Call Randy for more info 217-622-9447.
 
  7:00PM 10:00PM All About Dance   7-8 p.m. Line dance lessons every Wednesday night at the VFW #755 Open Dance 8-10 p.m. Swing, Country 2Step, Night Club Two Step, Waltz, Rumba and Tango. DJ/Instructor Marilyn Ferry. VFW Post #755, 2211 Old Jacksonville Road/ 217-546-9515
 
  8:00AM 9:00PM Lap and Swim Hours   The Springfield Park District will be offering after school lap swim hours beginning March 1 at Eisenhower Pool (2351 E. Cornell St.). Spring Lap & Family Swim hours at Eisenhower Pool are as follows: Lap Swim Hours Monday - Friday 7 – 9 a.m., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m./ Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m./ Monday and Wednesday 8:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. / Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Family Swim Hours: Friday 7 – 9 p.m./ Sunday 2 – 4 p.m. For additional information, please contact Bob Barrett at 525-8847 or by email at bobbarrett@springfieldparks.org . For information on other park district programs and events visit our website at www.springfieldparks.org.


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